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Treatment of retinal artery bleed - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vision and Eye Disorders
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how can i help you?
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please proceed with your health query
User :   hello, my husband had a hemorrage in his eye artery and has lost his visiion
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User :   the doctor prescribed some laser treatment to avoid further bleeding
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User :   he also mentioned that vision may not imporve in such case. he is a BP patient too
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the laser treatment will be used to control further bleeding by sealing the bleeding artery
User :   the laser treatment is panretinal photo congulation (i am not sure about the spelling)
User :   also intra vitred lucenti injections
Doctor :   but the vision may not improve as there will be tears and detachment of retina due to the bleed
Doctor :   yes that is the laser procedure done to stop the bleeding by coagulating the blood in the bleeding artery
User :   i am going for a laser treatment in mangalore.. can he not have his eyesight back? is it going to affect the other eyes too.
User :   pictures seem to be clear on the other eye
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his BP had to be kept under control
Doctor :   th other wil not get affected as of now
User :   according to you who is a good doctor for such cases in india
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but with continued high BP, there might be changes happening that eye too

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i will help you in this
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please confirm your contact details

Doctor :   or visit this page
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